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AHMED, Rukhsana »


Rukhsana Ahmed

Ph.D.
Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Communication

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3834)
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Dr. Rukhsana Ahmed’s research embraces the cross/trans/inter-disciplinary nature of communication scholarship, with specific focus on exploring the role of communication processes in improving health outcomes among marginalized communities and promoting broader social changes in international health contexts. She is particularly interested in the ways in which systems of beliefs, values, actions, and symbols are shared, or not, by people and how social groups influence communication in health care interactions. She is also interested in the ways in which people’s cultural selves become entwined with race, ethnicity, gender, and social class groups and shape their perceptions of health, illness, and health care. Although her research is deeply rooted in health communication, Dr. Ahmed is also actively involved in interdisciplinary and multisectoral projects and partnerships in other realms of communication, including immigrant integration, multicultural media, and religious diversity.

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ANGUS, Douglas E. »


Douglas E. ANGUS

Emeritus professor
Telfer School of Management

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Home: 613-737-1947
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Economic and policy analysis in the health care field. Management issues and evaluation of programs in health care.

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ATTARAN, Amir »


Amir Attaran

Full Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2889)
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International development and foreign aid; international human rights law and particularly how it applies to the war in Afghanistan; global public health in the poorer countries.

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BARIL, Alexandre »


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Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Social Work

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Office: 613-562-5800#6386
Cell: 8197750200
Home: 8197750200
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Trans theories (transgender, transsexual, non-binary, genderqueer, etc.); Disability/mad/crip theories; Queer/sexuality theories; Feminist and gender theories; Intersectional and diversity theories; Linguistic minorities; Sociology of the body/health/social movements.

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BENCHIMOL, Eric »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Pediatrics

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Office: (613)737-7600
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Dr. Benchimol conducts epidemiology, outcomes, and health services research in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He is leading the health services research and quality improvement initiatives for the Canadian Children IBD Network. His work created The Ontario Crohn’s and Colitis Cohort, the world’s largest ongoing surveillance cohort of IBD patients. Dr. Benchimol also chairs the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC), which conducts national research on IBD and other chronic illnesses using health administrative data. Dr. Benchimol’s work is focused on improving the way the health care system treats children with IBD, at a clinical, provincial, and national level.

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BICKERTON, Ashley »


PhD alumna
PhD student
Faculty of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Institute

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In the Spring of 2015 I successfully defended and submitted my PhD thesis. My research analyses representations of Canadian, American and Australian military personnel, police and cadets involved in military 'sex scandals'. I explore the longstanding culture of misogyny, racism, homophobia and ableism in the Canadian, U.S. and Australian Armed Forces, with a focus on the ways 'militarized masculinity' is guided by these violent structures and fundamental to the military's creation of soldiers. My dissertation explores the ways blame is individualised in cases of sexual and racist violence involving military personel, while military culture and militarized masculinity are commonly celebrated without regard for how they are fundamentally violent.

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BITTLE, Steven »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Criminology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1561)
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Research interests include corporate and white collar crime, corporate criminal liability and occupational health and safety.

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BOURGEAULT, Ivy Lynn »


Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Full professor
Telfer School of Management
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8614)
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Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, PhD, FCAHS, is a Professor in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.  She holds the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources.  She is the lead coordinator of the pan Canadian Health Human Resources Network and the Scientific Director of the Ontario Health Human Resource Research Network both housed at the University of Ottawa .Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on health professions, health policy and women’s health.

 

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BRAND, Kevin »


Kevin Brand

Dr.
Assistant professor
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1852)
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I specialize in methods for risk assessment and risk management, with a particular focus upon human health risks. I am particularly interested in the science policy interface that mediates between the synthesis of facts and the formulation of policy defining conclusions. Methods of particular interest include uncertainty analysis, applied decision analysis, demography, and health economics. I have applied these types of tools in the context of interpreting animal bioassay evidence in the support of regulatory determinations of chemical safety, and am currently applying demography approaches to the study of summary measures of population health (such as DALYs, QALYs, PEYLLs and alike).

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BROSSEAU, Lucie »


Lucie Brosseau

Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8015)
Home: 819-243-4441
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Mesures en santé. Épidémiologie : études des causes et du pronostic des maladies (étude de l'effet de nouveaux traitements, cochrane systématique). Revues cliniques et essais systématiques.

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BRUNET, Jennifer »


Jennifer Brunet

Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3068)
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Dr. Brunet’s research addresses the promotion of mental and physical health through physical activity in diverse populations. Her research is grounded in various motivational and social cognitive theories and she use mixed methods to coalesce the strengths of quantitative and qualitative approaches to research.

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CHAPUT, Jean-Philippe »


Jean-Philippe Chaput

Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Pediatrics

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Healthy active living and obesity research

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CLIFFORD, Tammy »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-226-2553
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health technology assessment (HTA); systematic review, meta-analysis, evidence-informed decision making, reimbursement/listing of pharmaceuticals and medical technologies;

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CORBETT, Dale »


Scientific Director & CEO, Heart & Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8177)
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Promoting recovery of function following stroke by enhancing brain neuroplasticity (e.g. growth of new connections, new neurons, etc.). I study how exercise, stem cells, rehabilitation can be used to improve brain reorganization and repair after stroke or in age related forms of dementia (ex. vascular cognitive impairment). Other work focuses include how unhealthy diets damage blood vessels in the brain and impair learning and memory ability.

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CORNEIL, Wayne »


Associate Scientist
Institute of Population Health

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Cell: 613-853-3183
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  • Psychosocial aspects of disasters and terrorism
  • Traumatic stress
  • Occupational Health
  • Executive Health
  • Organizational stress

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CULVER, Diane »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613 562 5800 x 4283
Office: 6137246829
Cell: 613 724 6829
Home: 6137246829
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Diane's research interests are in the area of (1) coaching and coach education, (2) informal learning and changing everyday practices, and (3) qualitative research methods, especially participatory research. Diane's previous working experience includes coaching for the Canadian National Ski Team and the New Zealand Olympic Ski Team. She consults with athletes and coaches, facilitating the enhancement of their performance.

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DALLAIRE, Christine »


Christine Dallaire

Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 6135625800
Office: 4279
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Christine Dallaire studies sports and physical activity from a sociocultural perspective, with a particular focus on Canadian society, youth and communities as well Canada's francophonie. She is currently comparing the experiences of young adults (18-25 years old) that invest themselves in sports leadership roles as a form of community engagement through the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, the YMCA-YWCA Capital Region and the Jeux de l’Acadie. Her earlier research focused on the role of sport in community building and in youth francophone and national belonging at the Jeux de l'Acadie, the Jeux franco-ontariens, the Jeux francophones de l'Alberta, the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne and the Jeux du Québec.

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DE LISIO, Michael »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 562-5800 ext.6987
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Work in my lab focuses on the effects of exercise and nutrition on blood and muscle forming stem cells.

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DEONANDAN, Raywat »


Raywat Deonandan

Dr.
Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8377)
Cell: 613-261-0020
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Trends in the impacts and implications of assisted human reproduction technologies. The ethics of reproductive medical tourism (the phenomenon, mostly, of infertile individuals from wealthy nations traveling to less developed nations to acquire reproductive services, such as surrogate mothers). The addressing of preventable blindness in rural India 4. Health education among Aboriginals in the deep interior of the South American rainforest Science education in poorly resourced areas.

I am an acclaimed fiction author (winner of the national book award of the nation of Guyana), and can speak about Canadian, Caribbean and world literature.

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DR. BABA , Betty »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Sociology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6811)
Home: 819-778-6038
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Ph.D. in Sociology. Teaching and research interests related to women and gender studies. Field of specialization on African customary laws. Interested in violence against women, immigration, polygamy women and development minority groups. Co-author of a book the Feminist Journeys «I got there through women’s Studies» Feminist History Society. Currently in the final stages of preparation for the publication of a new book entitled Trokosi : Challenging Girls’ Exclusion from Education using international laws, Diversity : integration of immigrant women in Canada to be published. 

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EAST, Jocelyn »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Sport ethics, doping, violence, abuse and harassment, governance issues, Long-term athlete development (LTAD) and ethics, fair-play, inclusion, racism, match-fixing, corruption, safety in sport, Canadian Sport Policy, sport history, unethical behaviors, education, concussion and head injuries, injury prevention, codes of conduct, Quebec history, institutionalization, discrimination.

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EDWARDS, Nancy Christine »


Distinguished Professor / Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8395)
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Designing and evaluating complex (multi-level, multi-strategy) community health interventions. Substantive areas of interest include fall prevention for seniors, smoking cessation during pregnancy and postpartum, and nurses' involvement in policy in HIV/AIDS programs.

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FERGUSSON, Dean »


Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-737-8480
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Epidemiology, biostatistics, health administration, transfusion medicine, effectiveness of blood products, methodology and ethics of clinical trials and systematic reviews

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FORTIER, Michelle »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4275)
Cell: 613-866-8987
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Physical activity Exercise Motivation Enjoyment Mental health Well-being Women's wellness Negative aspects of competitive sport

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FOSTER, Angel »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2316)
Cell: 617-417-9974
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Dr. Angel M. Foster holds a DPhil (doctorate) in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oxford, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an AM (master's degree) from Stanford University. She has conducted multi-methods research on women’s health in Burma, Canada, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Thailand, Tunisia, and the United States. Her current research focuses on expanding access to emergency contraception, increasing access to safe, high quality, and affordable abortion services, improving the reproductive health training of health service professionals, and Identifying and addressing the reproductive health needs of vulnerable populations including young/unmarried women and refugees/displaced women. She has published more than 50 articles, book chapters, and technical reports on women's health and her first book, Emergency contraception: The story of a global reproductive health technology, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2012 (co-edited with L.L. Wynn). Her next book, Abortion pills, test tube babies & sex toys: Emerging sexual and reproductive health technologies in the Middle East and North Africa, will soon be published by Vanderbilt University Press.

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English and French , Arabic

FREEDHOFF, Yoni »


Yoni Freedhoff

Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute
Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Family Medicine

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Office: 613-730-0264
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Website Personal Blog

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E-mail, Office Telephone

Research information:

Obesity, nutrition.

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GAGNON, Sylvain »


Sylvain Gagnon

Dr.
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2515)
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E-mail

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Effect of old age on memory. Neuropsychology of aging.

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GARCIA, Linda »


Linda Garcia

Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 ext 2199
Cell: 613-277-2716
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Linda Garcia’s personal research interests focus on the impact of physical, social, technological and clinical environments on the quality of life of individuals with neurological disorders, especially dementia. She is interested in developing interventions that include approaches based on human interactions, especially in long-term care living environments. Trajectories and transitions in aging is her area of specialty.

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GILES, Audrey R. »


Audrey R. Giles

Assistant Professor
Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2988)
Home: 613-845-0092
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Dr. Giles' research examines Aboriginal people's (though especially women's) participation in physical activity, sport, and recreation in the NWT, Nunavut, and Northern Alberta. Her expertise pertains to traditional games, gender, "tradition," and drowning prevention. Sport for development in Aboriginal communities.

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English only, Intermediate/Advanced French

GOLDFIELD, Gary »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-737-7600 (3288)
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E-mail, Office Telephone

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GRAY, Douglas »


Douglas Gray

Senior Scientist
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Office: 613-737-7700 x70331
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My laboratory studies the molecular biology of aging and diseases associated with aging (neurodegenerative diseases and cancer). Our primary focus is on the role of declining protein degradation efficiency in aging. Our research makes extensive use of transgenic mouse models, cell culture systems, and live cell imaging.

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GUITARD, Paulette »


Paulette Guitard

Dr.
Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5408
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* Playfulness in adults * The occupational therapist's role in sexuality * University curriculum assessment and training of occupational therapy students. * Fall prevention * Technical aids and the environment

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HARVEY, Jean »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4277)
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Industrie et politique du sport en contexte de mondialisation. Politique canadienne du sport.

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IVANOVA, Iryna »


Clinical Psychologist
Postdoctoral fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-737-8034
Cell: 613-914-6558
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Dr. Ivanova is a Clinical Psychologist and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Eating Disorders Research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She obtained her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto. Her research interests focus on the affective and interpersonal characteristics of eating disorders, as well as the role of emotion and attachment in the context of psychotherapy process and outcome research. In addition to conducting research, she works as part of a multidisciplinary team providing psychological services at the Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders, the Ottawa Hospital. She provides supervision to psychology students.

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KELLY, Christine »


Postdoctoral fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (7339)
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My work explores the politics of care and Canadian disability movements. I have research experience with direct-funded home care models, personal support worker education, disability and health-related nonprofit organizations and disability activism in Canada. 

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KENNY, Glen »


University of Ottawa Research Chair in Environmental Physiology
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613 562-5800 4282
Cell: 613-302-9267
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Professor Kenny, PhD, holds the University's Research Chair in Environmental Physiology. His research is aimed at understanding the effects of extreme temperature events (e.g. heat waves) on human health and performance and the thermoregulatory consequences and limitations to physical activity or work performed in extreme environmental conditions. Advancing knowledge on how elderly and individuals with chronic disease respond and adapt to harsh environments and temperature extremes. Generating the best and most up-to-date information to inform heat vulnerable populations of the effect of extreme ambient conditions on their health and safety. Developing effective heat stress prevention and control measures for health specialists and industry managers to protect vulnerable individuals and workers.

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KOSZYCKI, Diana »


Full Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6886)
Home: 613-526-0476
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E-mail, Home Telephone, Office Telephone

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Causes and treatments of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy. Spirituality and mental health. Research on children at risk for anxiety disorders. Women's issues.

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KREWSKI, Daniel »


Director
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562-5381
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LABONTÉ, Ronald »


Ronald Labonté

Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2288)
Cell: 613-795-1668
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For the past 15 years, Dr. Labonté’s work has focused on the health equity impacts of contemporary globalization. His current research projects include the health equity impacts of global health worker migration and medical tourism, globalization-related pathways of influence on the health of Canadians, health and human rights, comprehensive primary health care reform, trade and health, and global health diplomacy (how health is positioned in foreign policy).

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LAMONTAGNE, Mario »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 4258
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 4137
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I am actively involved in joint mechanics, muscle modeling, measurements of in vivo mechanical properties of human tissues, electromyography, biomechanics of sport injuries and sport biomechanics. My major research programs focus on the mechanics of the human knee joint of healthy and pathological subjects, as well as to the biomechanical assessment of the mobility of patients with a total hip and knee arthroplasty. The most recent research program funded is on the development of a musculoskeletal model of the hip joint for patients suffering of femoroacetabular impingement.

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LAPERRIÈRE, Hélène »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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My interest focuses on community and participatory approaches with popular civil society, such as people education in health, collaborative ethnography and action-research, which consider unpredictability and uncertainty of contexts in movement.

I had been living many years in the State of Amazonas (Brazil) and collaborate with Brazilian and Latin American colleagues.

I work the questions of equality in international collaboration.

In Canada, my work focuses on the contemporary challenges of francophone nursing education with new immigrants and visible minorities, as well as with a new innovative project linking housing and HIV with a coalition of community-based organizations in Quebec.

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English and French , portuguais; espagnol

LAROCHE, Chantal »


Chantal Laroche

Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Program
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3066)
Home: 819-771-1701
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Effects of noise on hearing, safety and well-being. Noise and safety at work, warning sound perception (eg. fire alarms), discrimination against people with communication disorders, adaptation of workstations.

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LEFEBVRE, Pascal »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8400)
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Theoretical and clinical expertise in the prevention of oral language, and reading and writing difficulties in children.

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LEMAIRE, Edward »


PhD
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development

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Office: 613-737-7350 (75592)
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Technological approaches to improve mobility for people with physical disabilities and the elderly. Computer/Internet applications for physical rehabilitation, assistive devices, prosthetics/orthotics, telehealth, telemedicine, e-learning, motion analysis, and CAD/CAM.

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LENARD, Patti Tamara »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8995)
Cell: 613-796-6647
Home: 613-796-6647
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Website

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I work in immigration, including temporary foreign workers, refugees, foreign students, permanent residents; multiculturalism, successes and failures of multicultural policies, trust among diverse communities; and immigrant integration, including strategies for inclusion, in Canada and western European states, immigrant political participation (including non-citizen voting rights).

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LIPPEL, Katherine »


Chairholder and Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3261)
E-mail:
Website http://www.droitcivil.uottawa.ca/chairohslaw

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E-mail

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Specialized in occupational health and safety law including issues related to workers' compensation, disability prevention, return to work, prevention of work accidents and occupational disease, precarious employment and occupational health and safety, women's working condition in relation to occupational health and safety, and legal issues relating to psychological harassment, mental health problems and musculo-skeletal disorders relating to work.

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English and French , Spanish; espagnol

LITTLE, Julian »


Julian Little

Canada Research Chair in Human Genome Epidemiology, and Department Chair
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8159)
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E-mail

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My current research includes empirical work on potential biases in genetic association studies, harmonization of biobanks, the potential value of germline genetic profiling in prediction of risk for chronic disease, the potential value of information on family history in predicting risk for chronic disease, potential value of information on HPV and other factors in management of women with low-grade cervical abnormalities.

I am engaged in collaborations on enhancing surveillance of congenital anomalies in Canada, on long term health outcomes in people with congenital anomalies and on the etiology and management of cleft lip and palate.

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English and French , italien (limité) / limited Italian

LONGTIN, André »


André Longtin

Director, Center for Neural Dynamics
Full professor
Faculty of Science
Physics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6762)
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E-mail

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I study how nonlinear systems can generate unpredictable behaviour including chaos. I also study how this behaviour is influenced by various sources of noise such as environmental fluctuations. This research is applied to the neurosciences, where I seek to understand how our senses code information about the outside physical world, and to unravel the secrets of the codes used by the brain. It is also applied to physiological variability such as that of heart rate and breathing rate in health and disease, using also nonlinear time series methods. My mathematical models make predictions about experimental outcomes in my colleagues' neurobiological and clinical laboratories. I am interested finally in plasticity and memory formation, neurotransmitter balance in mental health, the role of feedback between brain areas, and the behaviours of neurons under trauma.

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MACINTOSH, Eric »


Eric MacIntosh

Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 6135625800 x4242
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Sport management researcher with a focus on organizational behaviour and marketing.

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MASSAQUOI, Lamin »


Postdoctoral fellow
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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E-mail

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I have a background in public health, epidemiology and environmental health. My areas of interest include health systems, health promotion and environmental health.

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MCPHERSON, Christine »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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E-mail

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Palliative and end-of-life care; home care; aging

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MOREAU, Denise »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8306)
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E-mail

Research information:

  • Santé des femmes, surtout des femmes francophones en situation minoritaire
  • les représentations et les pratiques de la maternité
  • l'allaitement maternel
  • la stratégie de communication en promotion de la santé

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MUNRO, Lauchlan »


Lauchlan Munro

Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4534)
Cell: 613-878-5001
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Website

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E-mail, Cell Telephone

Research information:

1) Does aid to developing countries work? Why or why not? 2) How can governments in poor countries provide adequate health care and education to all their citizens, including the poorest and most vulnerable? 3) How should governments around the world cope with economic risk and uncertainty? 4) How can governments in poor countries provide social protection (health insurance, old-age pensions, unemployment insurance, drought relief)? 5) What role does science and technology play in development? What do appropriate science-for-development policies look like? 6) What does the future hold for Zimbabwe?

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MUSSIVAND, Tofy »


Medical Devices Chair
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Surgery

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Office: 613-761-4545
Office: 613-761-4323
E-mail:

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E-mail, Office Telephone

Research information:

Medical devices, clinical engineering, biomedical engineering, engineering medicine, national & international regulatory standards, artificial hearts, ventricular assist devices, DNA extraction, in situ sterilization and heart failure therapies.

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NAIR, Rama »


Vice-Dean
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 6135625800 ext 8282
Home: 6138330287
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Website

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E-mail

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English only, Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil

NICKERSON, Jason »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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E-mail

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Dr. Jason Nickerson is a Clinical Scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa in the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Jason has worked extensively on drug policy research, analysis, and advocacy with a specific focus on improving access to controlled medicines for pain relief and anesthesia in low- and middle-income countries, and on the use of cannabis by older adults in Canada. He is a graduate of Dalhousie University’s respiratory therapy program specializing in anesthesia, and completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia studying the education of health professionals who provide community-based HIV care, and a PhD in population health at the University of Ottawa where he focused on the methodologies for conducting assessments of health facilities in severely disrupted health systems during acute and protracted emergencies. He has worked and published on a broad array of global public health, health systems, access to medicines, and drug policy issues in Canada and internationally.

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PARENT, Milena »


Milena Parent

Dr.
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2984)
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Website

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E-mail, Office Telephone

Research information:

My research focuses on the organization and (strategic) planning of sport organizations, especially major sports events (e.g., Olympic Games, World Championships, Pan American Games, Jeux de la Francophonie). I also examine sport system governance issues (e.g., stakeholder management, partnerships, networks, and policies).

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POLOMENO, Viola »


Viola Polomeno

Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8736)
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Website

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E-mail, Office Telephone

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Known as "The Love Nurse"; specialized in perinatal sexuality; the intimacy of the parenting couple during the perinatal period (preconception, normal and at-risk pregnancy, labor and delivery, parenting, breastfeeding); francophone parenting couples in a minority situation (mothers and fathers); sexuality and health care; the training of health care professionals in perinatal sexuality and sexuality and health care. 

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PONGOU, Roland »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (7067)
Cell: 613-805-6019
Home: 613-424-6019
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Website

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E-mail

Research information:

Social networks, spread of HIV/AIDS, gender gap in HIV/AIDS prevalence, sex and gender gap in infant mortality, gender gap in schooling

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English and French

REHMAN, Atiq »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health sciences

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Office: 613-957-1740
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E-mail, Office Telephone

Research information:

Nutritional sciences, food safety, nutritional value of food

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RENAUD, Jean-Marc »


Jean-Marc Renaud

Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 x8156
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Website

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E-mail

Research information:

Role of KATP channels in the eiology of muscle fatigue in skeletal muscles Finding new therapies to treat hyperkalemic periodic paralysis

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ROBERTSON, D. Gordon E. »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4253)
Office: 613-562-5800 (4246)
Home: 613-594-8238
E-mail:
Website http://www.health.uottawa.ca/biomech/lab

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E-mail, Office Telephone

Research information:

Sports biomechanics (track & field, athletics, rowing), electromyographic kinesiology, locomotor biomechanics (human walking, running, sprinting, jumping), inverse dynamics, muscle mechanics, energetics of human locomotion, analysis of muscle power.

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SANOU, Dia »


Dia Sanou

Faculty
Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (7043)
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E-mail

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Dr Sanou research aims at understanding and improving the nutrition and health of children and youth from disadvantaged communities worldwide including rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Canadian immigrants and Aboriginal people. He is working on determinants of child malnutrition; dietary related acculturation and its impact on Canadian health; nutrition programming of relevance to the agenda of international development and health interventions to prevent dietary related diseases.

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English and French , bambara, dioula, bobo, moore

SAVARD, Jacinthe »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8065)
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E-mail

Research information:

Ergothérapie auprès des personnes âgées. Formation des professionnels de la santé (surtout ergothérapie).

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Français seulement

SCHRECKER, Ted »


Ted Schrecker

Scientist
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562 5800 (2289)
Cell: 613-612-8485
Home: 613-233-6541
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Website

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E-mail, Cell Telephone, Office Telephone

Research information:

My current research focuses on the relations between transnational economic integration ("globalization") and social determinants of health: the conditions under which people live and work. How is the emergence of a global marketplace affecting opportunities to lead a healthy life? Who wins, and who loses? How will the worldwide financial crisis we are now experiencing affect health disparities between rich and poor?

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SHEHATA, Marlene Fouad »


Prof., Pharmacist and PhD candidate in Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases
Part-time professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Medicine

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Office: 613-255-5476
Cell: 613-255-5476
Home: 613-255-5476
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Cell Telephone

Research information:

My main field of research is targeting the salt-sensitive high blood pressure. This particular kind of high blood pressure has been connected with a genetic component that is inherited from parents to offspring and that is usually exacerbated by high salt-intake. As a Geneticist Candidate and a Pharmacist, I am investigating the genes that might be involved in transmitting that genetic form of high blood pressure.

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SMITH?, Robert »


Assistant Professor
Associate professor
Faculty of Science
Mathematics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3864)
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Website

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E-mail

Research information:

I develop mathematical models of infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus, malaria and a variety of neglected tropical diseases. These models are in the areas of population epidemiology and within-host immunology. I look at intervention methods such as antiretroviral drugs, vaccines, quarantine and microbicides. I also study R0, the basic reproductive ratio for diseases. (I am also an expert in zombies and have the newspaper, radio and TV experience to prove it...)

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SPITZER, Denise »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Women's Studies Institute

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1222)
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E-mail

Research information:

I am interested in examining how global processes—intersecting with gender, ethnicity, migration status and other social identifiers—are implicated in health and well-being. At present, my program of research examines the impact of shifts in the global economy on the social and economic well-being of different groups of immigrants, migrants, and refugees and their families.

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English and French , German / allemand; Chinese / chinois

SPIVOCK, Michael »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-995-0603
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E-mail

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I hold a PhD in Public Health, with a specialization in health promotion. My main field of research is understanding how the built and social environment affect health behaviours, particularly physical activity. My research involves the general population, and persons with disabilities.

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STACEY, Dawn »


University Research Chair in Knowledge Translation to Patients
Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8419)
Office: (613)-737-8899 ext 73817
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Website

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E-mail

Research information:

In her role as scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, she leads the Patient Decision Aids Research Group. Her research is focused on using research findings to: a) support patients to be involved in making health decisions; b) guide policy makers with implementing patient decision aids and shared decision making in healthcare; c) help nurses provide telephone support to patients with cancer such that they are better able to manage their treatment side effects.

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STRAEHLE, Christine »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4592)
Cell: 613-791-8612
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Cell Telephone

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I work in applied ethics in two areas. The first is on questions of migration like TFWP in Canada, Live-in-Care-Givers in Canada, and vulnerability of migrants (in particular women and sponsored spouses). I also work on questions of public health ethics and bioethics, in particular access to care and distribution of health resources in Canada and globally.

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English and French , German

TOMAN, Cynthia »


Cynthia Toman

Member of the AMS Nursing History Research Unit
Associate professor (retired)
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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E-mail

Research information:

History of health care, history of Canadian nursing

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English only, Spanish

TOURIGNY, Jocelyne »


Jocelyne TOURIGNY

Assistant Director graduate program
Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8422)
Home: 819-772-9991
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Office Telephone

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Santé des enfants et de leur famille, spécialement dans le milieu hospitalier pédiatrique. Éducation des parents et recherche des meilleurs moyens pour les faire participer aux soins de l'enfant. Santé des familles francophones en situation minoritaire.

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TRUDEL, Pierre »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4268)
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E-mail

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Formation et développement des entraîneurs sportifs

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English and French

TUGWELL, Peter »


Director
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1945)
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E-mail

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- Rheumatology, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and hormone replacement therapy - Clinical epidemiology, such as evidence-based medicine and clinical trials - Reducing socioeconomic inequalities in health, through facilitating the summarizing and dissemination of systematic reviews of educational, health, legal and social strategies to reduce inequitable inequalities in health in individuals and populations

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TURNBULL, Jeffrey »


Jeffrey Turnbull

Chief of Staff/Médecin-Chef
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine

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Office: 613-737-8459
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Poverty and health. I have worked in SE Asia (Bangladesh) in settings of poverty and in Eastern Africa.

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VAILLANCOURT, Tracy »


Tracy Vaillancourt

Professor and Canada Research Chair
Full professor
Faculty of Education
School of Psychology

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Office: 6135625800 ext 4134
Cell: 6132208879
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E-mail

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I study aggression across the lifespan with a particular focus on bullying and peer victimization. I am also an expert on children's mental health.

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VLASSOFF, Carol »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Cell: 6132613307
Home: 8199865057
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Office Telephone

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My main research is on gender inequalities, especially in the developing world. I have just finished a book, Gender Equality and Inequality in Rural India, Blessed with a Son, that is about son preference in rural India and why it persists despite a great deal of social and economic progress. I am also teaching a course on international health with a focus on improving health systems worldwide.

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English only, Spanish

WHIFFEN, Valerie E. »


Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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The psycho-social causes of depression and the impact of depression on children and spouses. Depression in the context of marital distress and attachment insecurity. Postpartum depression.

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WILSON, Kumanan »


Physician
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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I specialize in policy making in areas of health protection and public health security. Another research interest of mine is immunization and vaccination.

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XIANG, Bing »


professor
Visiting professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Sociology

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Cell: 6139818308
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E-mail

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Professor of Public Health of Wuhan University of Science and Technology, visiting professor of University of Ottawa. Researching fields are child and adolescent health promotion and injury epidemiological studies .

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English only, mandarin

YAYA, Sanni »


Director at the School of International Development and Global Studies.
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4534)
Office: 613-562-5680
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Sanni Yaya is an Associate Professor of Economics and Global Health and the Director of the School of International Development and Global Studies. Dr Yaya and his research team focus their work on the following topics: improving access and use of health services in low-and middle-income countries; health systems reform; sociology of health; global health financing; effects of globalization on health; economic evaluation of health interventions; and the interaction between economic development and health care. Building upon the existing literature, his research relies upon long term field observations and primary data collection experiences. Findings from his work can be integrated into future strategy development and large-scale implementation efforts undertaken by different organizations and the wider global health community to improve access to care in less developed countries (LDCs).

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